Brenda Craig is a freelance writer specializing in writing legal and financial articles for the web. A veteran journalist with more than two decades experience, she is a former network television reporter with CBC National News. Brenda served as CTV 's assignment editor during 9-11 and was the startup senior producer at BNN , Canada 's business news channel. For more about Brenda, visit her at www.brendacraig.ca
February 23, 2017.
Orlando, FL Don’t lie to Susan Constantine because she will almost certainly call you out.Read [ Don’t Lie to Super Jury Consultant Susan Constantine ]
February 18, 2017.
Orlando, FL It happens all the time. A customer is assaulted or robbed or injured in some way while on the premises of a business. Unfortunately, says veteran Orlando attorney Rich Newsome, many people don’t realize premises liability law says businesses have an obligation to see that their customers are safe. And if a business fails to do so that injured customer very likely has a legitimate case for compensation.Read [ Business Owners Liable for Crimes against Customers on their Premises ]
February 16, 2017.
Atlanta, GA In 2012, a nurse from Atlanta was flying to San Francisco to visit her son. As the plane closed in on her destination she suddenly felt excruciating pain in her chest. Although she didn’t know it, an IVC filter in her body had fractured. By the time the plane touched down she was in extreme distress. She told her husband they needed to get to a hospital, fast!Read [ Nurse Lives with Bard IVC Filter tine lost in her Body ]
February 9, 2017.
Philadelphia, PA The letters sent to recovering cardiac surgery patients was alarming to say the least. A medical device used during their recent heart operation, known as the Stockert 3T, might have infected them with a deadly bacteria that can lay dormant for months or years and then suddenly start to make them very sick.Read [ Surgery Patients Demand Monitoring for Potentially Deadly Infection in Class Action ]
February 7, 2017.
Troy, MI Members of the Michigan Muslim community have launched a lawsuit arguing that the travel restrictions imposed on citizens from seven countries with Muslim majorities is unconstitutional. The complaint, filed in Virginia in Federal Court, argues President Trump’s Executive Order titled “Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Attacks by Foreign Nationals” will have dire consequences for them as individuals and stigmatize them for years to come.Read [ Trump Muslim Ban Aims to Expel Muslims from the US says Lawsuit ]
February 7, 2017.
Los Angeles, CA The Alere INRatio home monitoring system offered warfarin (Coumadin) users a convenient way to test their blood clotting rate without having to go the doctor’s office or a laboratory. Instead, they got an expensive, unreliable and potentially dangerous product.Read [ INRatio Class Action Headed for Trial ]
February 3, 2017.
Fresno, CA: Opponents and families involved in lawsuits against the makers of the chemical herbicide known as Roundup are hailing a “tentative decision” by a California judge based on written arguments to allow glyphosate to be added to the “list of chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer” under California’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65). Prop 65 makes it mandatory for the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), a division of the California Environment Protection Agency, to list all known cancer causing chemicals.Read [ Monsanto Loses Labelling Battle in California – Tentatively ]
January 19, 2017.
St. Louis, MO Expect more news on the talc litigation front in 2017 – lots of it.Read [ More Talc Litigation Coming in 2017 ]
January 4, 2017.
New York, NY Truth remains supreme in the courtrooms of America and the facts revealed in the recent litigation against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. tell a “shocking” story of “fraud and conspiracy”, says attorney Jayne Conroy from the firm of Simmons Hanly Conroy of New York.Read [ Story of Failed DePuy Hip Replacement Devices “Shocking” says Lawyer ]
December 19, 2016.
New York, NY The Bayer Corporation, a global pharmaceutical behemoth, is accused of discriminating against a pregnant female employee and sidelining another female executive once vaulted as a star employee in a gender discrimination and employment law suit.Read [ Bayer Accused of “Mommy Tracking” in Gender Discrimination and Employment Suit ]